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ENG365: Victorian Mourning and Memorialization: Objects/Material Culture

Fall 2015, C. Pearsall

Smith College Historic Clothing Collection

"The Smith College Historic Costume Collection is an archive of clothing and accessories of women in the United States from 1800 to the present and from a range of social classes. It is a resource for students and scholars of costume design, the history of dress and material culture, art and literary history, and curatorial practices. Founded in 1979, the Collection includes over 1000 objects; most of these are donations from Smith College Alumnae."



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